Education and Interculturality Research Group (GIEI)

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Organization profile

Organization profile

The research group "Education and Interculturality" (GIEI) of the Salesian Polytechnic University seeks to respond, on the one hand, to the lines of research determined by institutional priorities, in this case: education, interculturality and youth. On the other, it is committed from its investigations to the constitutional regulatory framework, the public policies in force in the country and the National Plan for Good Living 2013-2017.

From Latin America, the GIEI seeks to rethink from a critical investigative practice, the ways of producing knowledge and knowledge from a non-Western perspective, the practices of socialization and education in the peoples and nationalities of the indigenous world, the training of intercultural teachers, the educational inclusion of indigenous youth at the Higher Level.

Research lines:

Indigenous Language, Education and Interculturality
Education, Identity and Knowledge
Educational Policies, Teacher Training and Interculturality


Maria Sol Villagomez Rodriguez (

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education


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